911 may have been called boring by some people over the years, but they have usually not run one. The 997 generation is now under £ 20,000 and we want a …
When Porsche Changes Anything significantly about 911, people are left hankering for the older generation. This happened with the switch to water cooling, the move to electrical control and the change to turbocharged engines.
997 came with a rare wave of positivity as he pushed the splitting light source for 996 and went back to a cleaner, more classic rounded design. 997 Carrera was a basic great car from its tight proportions to the not too big size and its timeless wheel design. Goodbye, dated 996. It sold like the amazing cakes.
As always, there were two rear-wheel drive Carrera alternatives at the foot of the series. They were without a doubt the cutest all-round choices in the whole series. A 3.6-liter opened procedure with 321bhp at 6800rpm. Peak power came 200rpm higher than in 3.8-liter Carrera S, but the latter packed an additional 34bhp and 33lb ft of torque.
Both were originally said to be vulnerable to the feared IMS carrier error, but Porsche experts say that in 2006 small upgrades had reduced the failure rate before they nearly eradicated it around 2008. These "risks" of buying a previous car are However, relatively, and it is still easier to buy a car that will not fail, than the one who wants.
As we dug into the boxes inspired by our best looks yet in the new 992 era 911, we found something nice news. If you are well paid and have the money to throw a car, it seems to be very nice examples that one of the best daily 911s made now is now less than 20,000. You will never get these cars down to negotiate cellar money, but that means fewer of them get badly abused.
Check out our selection. A very early 997 from the end of 2004, this Carrera 3.6 for sale with a small trader called Kids Cars marks all the right boxes. It has done precious few kilometers, only 68,000 for 14 years, has the coupe roof and – of course – the cute manual gearbox. Acceleration to 62mph took five seconds, which is slower than some hot hatchbacks these days, but who do you honestly rather be driving?
On the specification sheet is a full leather interior, climate control, active rear wing, electric mirrors and windows and not much else, but it's all in good condition. The cheapest, high mileage 997s starts from 17 750 kroner, but we will use extra for the one we have chosen. Some Carrera Ss, usually with Tiptronic, are also cheaper than Carrera we picked, but we are in our choice. Do you want?